Press archive 2019
Big Meet 10 will focus on the critical question of housing design quality – what sort of housing environments are we creating today, and how can we strive to do better in the future?
The conference will be structured around the launch, discussion and reflection on “A Housing Design Audit for England“. This is the first national housing design audit and the first large scale audit for over 12 years. It covers 142 schemes across all regions of England.
University College London’s Bartlett School of Planning is to carry out an audit funded by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and the Place Alliance, a non-profit network whose supporters include the Planning Officers Society, Civic Voice, and the Local Government Information Unit. Read more →
Built environment organisations have come together to support the UK’s first national housing design audit, which plans to examine large-scale housing developments. Read more →
One of the country’s leading planning schools is to carry out an audit of design quality in housing developments across England, it has been announced. Read more here →
The first systematic audit of housing design quality since CABE was scrapped has been announced. The project, which will examine at least 100 large-scale developments across England, will feed into the work of the government’s controversial Building Better, Building Beautiful commission. Read more →
An audit of housing design quality will examine at least 100 large-scale developments across England to help drive the construction of better-quality residential schemes. Read more →
A diverse group of organisations connected with the building industry have come together to support the UK’s first ever national housing design audit. The Place Alliance (UCL) and CPRE, with the support of the Home Builders Federation, the Urban Design Group, Civic Voice, the Academy of Urbanism, the Design Council, the UK Green Building Council, and the Institute for Highways and Transportation have joined forces to support the first ever national housing design audit. Read more →
A national audit of new-built housing is launching this summer to examine how design quality has changed in the past decade. The independent project, which will examine at least 100 major schemes across England, will be led by Matthew Carmona, professor of planning and urban design at the Bartlett School of Planning (UCL). Read more →
With the drive to deliver more homes across the country has come a loud call for those developments to be of a high standard of design in order to deliver high quality, liveable and sustainable environments for residents. The Place Alliance (UCL) and CPRE, with the support of many organisations have joined forces to support the first ever national housing design audit and to examine the design quality of recent developments across the country. Read more →